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This is one of the most spacious, beautiful and well-equipped houses anyone could dream of renting. For people like us who generally shy away from the modern, forget your prejudices because what Makeelen House loses in history it gains in convenience, style and, of course, location. With 3 bathrooms and a separate toilet, a wonderful conservatory-style lookout room, a cosy lounge and bedrooms galore, a dream cook's kitchen more than amply stocked with goodies and appliances and a dining area fit for the biggest family, it would be a dream house in any location. But it is NOT in any location. It is perched on a hill looking North with the conservatory sitting area to the West, so across the blue islands, from the coziness of this room, wind whistling outside, it would be next stop Canada! This is Ardnagreevagh on the Renvyle Peninsula in Connemara amongst the loughs, mountains and little winding roads of Western Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way. Just down the road in Tully is a little supermarket with a real live butcher to serve you meat and the most unlikely gem of a hardware store. A bit further along is Tully Cross with a couple of pubs and a lovely 20th Century church with stained glass by Harry Clarke. For more supplies we drove to Letterfrack on the edge of the National Park. The majesty, tragedy and history of Kylemore Abbey is not to be missed and is only a few miles away. Even the Towns of Galway and Clifden are not too far from this wonderful spot and well worth a visit. Wherever you go, you come home to this amazing house on the hill, stand outside in the wind and wish that you could stay forever!
The photos do not do justice to this beautiful spacious idyllic cottage, more than we could have wished for. The tranquillity, comfort and magnificent scenery made us instantly relax. Full of character and very convenient for all that Connemara has to offer. Cottage is very well equipped for all your needs.